State of the Union of the EU
In this year's State of the Union speech, EU Commission President Von der Leyen announced, among other things, the European Year of Youth 2022 and the new ALMA programme.
European Universities Initiative
The 35 German universities and higher education institutions that are represented in existing European University Alliances published a joint statement on the full roll-out of the European Universities Initiative.
ACA Membership Event, 8 September 2021
This year, the annual ACA membership event takes place in a hybrid format on the question of how to deliver on inclusive, green and digital mobility.
At the end of February 2021, the EU member states agreed on a new common framework for European educational cooperation 2021-2030. This is closely aligned with the goals for creating an European Education Area by 2025.
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On 2 February, the European Commission announced the formal launch of the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon Europe (2021 to 2027). Approximately 95.5 billion euros (in current prices) will be available for the programme over the next seven years - an increase of 30% compared to the previous programme.
On 11.11.2020, the negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council reached a compromise on the future EU budget after months of negotiations. The now available package deal foresees 23,4 Billion € for the Erasmus+ programme.
Global on- and offline event
The global idea hackathon #DigiEduHack2020, hosted by the German EU Council Presidency, kicks off with the main stage event on 12-13 November in Berlin/ online.
In its work programme for 2021, the Commission plans a global approach to research, innovation, education and youth in addition to clear priorities on digitalisation and climate change.
The study examines how ongoing university transformations in research and innovation can best be accompanied by EU support.
On 30 September, the European Commission presented its vision for the creation of a European Area of Education by 2025 and announced concrete measures to achieve it.
Future of EU Higher Ed Policy
Here you can find an overview of the development process, the ideas and political decision papers.